Congratulations are in order for Wendy Okolo who was recently honoured as a distinguished recent graduate at her alma mater, the University of Texas at Arlington. Okolo who studied at the university between 2010 and 2015 was recognised for her great strides after graduating the school.
Okolo is an aerospace research engineer in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center. She is the first black woman to obtain a PhD degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is also the special emphasis programs manager for women at Ames.
Interestingly, she began her path to greatness by attending the prestigious Queens College before she went on to study aerospace engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington. The brilliant young lady received her PhD at age 26 from the same university.
It's no wonder she was recognised and given the distinguished recent graduate award. To celebrate her achievement, the young lady shared the photo of her receiving the honour on social media.
Meanwhile, a 9-year-old Belgian boy has proven to be one of the youngest geniuses after enrolling at a university for a degree.
Laurent Simons has become the subject of discussion world over after it emerged he is on course to attain his first degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology at his tender age.
CNN reported that young Simons is so smart that he picked a very challenging course, electrical engineering which is quite a hard nut to crack even for students of average age for university.
Legit.ng has learnt the young ‘’scholar’’, will finish his degree in December 2019, after which he will graduate.
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